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Salewa Rapace GTX Boot - Men's

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    Wherever you want.

    Your backpacking destination could be up a casual trail near a nice lake or it could be up a massive ice wall near the summit. Wherever you're backpacking, the Salewa Men's Rapace GTX Boot will help you get there. Its waterproof Gore-Tex Performance Comfort boasts enhanced breathability ratings to keep your foot comfy in warmer, drier conditions as well as wet, cold weather. The Vibram Mulaz sole features semi-automatic crampon compatibility so you can step on slippery stones or climb up ice walls confidently.

    • Burly backpacking boot with a mountaineering mindset
    • Gore-Tex Performance Comfort for waterproof, breathable protection
    • 3F System balances flexibility and support
    • Abrasion-resistant aramid upper with leather reinforcements
    • Adaptive Foam wraps your heel in memory foam for a customized feel
    • Climbing lacing assures a snug, secure fit
    • MFF+ footbed attenuates shock, ensures cush, and provides support
    • Vibram Mulaz rubber sole with semi-automatic crampon compatibility
    • Item #SFW003Y

    Tech Specs

    Upper Material
    aramid, nubuck, rubber, Adaptive Foam
    Gore-Tex Performance Comfort
    Cleansport NXT
    climbing lacing
    nylon, fiberglass, rubber
    Vibram Mulaz
    Crampon Compatibility
    Claimed Weight
    1lb 8oz
    Recommended Use
    Manufacturer Warranty
    2 years

    Tech Specs

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    Does a bear **** in the woods??

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: 11.5
    • Height: 6'0"
    • Weight: 195lbs

    Should you buy these??

    The answer to both questions is yes! I like these boots a lot. They are very lightweight, comfortable, and giving great support. I have put them to the test on some long days with heavy packs. Out of the box, I took them on a 6 mile, one way, backpacking trip and had no issues with blisters or discomfort. On the second or third trip with them, I had only one issue, and that was the ball of my feet starting to hurt after long hours hiking in them. I think this was a my problem and not an issue with the boot though. I have since put some new soles in them and I have not had any issues since. I have taken them on some serious rock scrambles and screes without any issues at all as well. I also love that they semi-auto crampon compatible too! I had no issues fitting them with my crampons.

    I would certainly recommend these boots. I did have to go up a half size from my normal boot size, though my foot is wider than average.

    Feel free to reach out directly with any questions at all!

    Does a bear **** in the woods??

    Nice light boots

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 5'5"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    I did return these because of fit. They are more narrow in the footbed/toes than the Scarpa boots. This could be good or bad for you, it's bad for me. They also seem to have a slightly raised heel which I notice-- I run in altra's though so again, you may not notice this.